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Fall scholarships awarded to distance students through Kansas State University Global Campus

Monday, September 14, 2015

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University Global Campus has awarded $34,150 in scholarships to distance students across North America for the fall 2015 semester.

These scholarships assist distance education students in achieving their educational goals by providing financial support to complete their degrees. Scholarships awarded are the K-State Global Campus Scholarship for Distance Education Students, the Maurine Allison O'Bannon Memorial Scholarship, the Allan D. Sicat Scholarship, and other scholarships in collaboration with the university's colleges or departments.

"Financial support through scholarship assistance can often be the determining factor for distance students in completing their degree in a timely manner," said Duane Dunn, associate dean of K-State Global Campus. "That timely completion in turn results in improved career opportunities and increases the student's ability to contribute to K-State scholarship programs in the future."

The following students are scholarship recipients:

Dylan McKee, senior in technology management, Abilene, College of Technology and Aviation scholarship; Elisha Morales-Reyes, senior in general business, Dodge City, College of Business Administration scholarship; Jessica Bauerle, master's student in curriculum and instruction, Hiawatha, College of Education scholarship; Kelsey Hall, master's student in youth development,Hoisington, O'Bannon scholarship; Kishae Colding, senior in interdisciplinary social science, Kansas City, College of Arts & Sciences scholarship; Daina Bitters, senior in dietetics, O'Bannon scholarship, and Phillip Catterton, senior in general business, College of Business Administration scholarship, both fromLawrence; Kevin West, master's student in personal financial planning,Manhattan, O'Bannon scholarship; Wesley Green, senior in food science and industry, Paola, College of Agriculture scholarship; Janette George, senior in interdisciplinary social science, Spring Hill, College of Arts & Sciences scholarship; Stefanie Griffin, senior in nutrition and health, Wichita, Human Nutrition scholarship; Amber Morrison, senior in general business, Yates Center, College of Business Administration scholarship.

From out of state:

Breanna Schukar, senior in nutrition and health, Phoenix, Arizona, Human Nutrition scholarship; Rekha Shrestha, master's student in food science,Fresno, California, College of Agriculture scholarship; Caroline Clausen, senior in food science and industry, Orange, California, Global Campus scholarship.

From Florida: Claudia Nunez, junior in interdisciplinary social science,Tampa, College of Arts & Sciences scholarship; Rachel Blanset, master's student in academic advising, Wesley Chapel, Global Campus scholarship; and Gabrielle Hatch, senior in food science and industry, West Palm Beach, College of Agriculture scholarship.

From Illinois: Christopher Boxberger, master's student in academic advising,Bolingbrook, Global Campus scholarship; Angela Schimka, junior in dietetics,Elgin, Global Campus scholarship; and Laura Adkins, senior in nutrition and health, Peoria, Human Nutrition scholarship.

Brian Huck, master's student in operations research, St. Louis, Missouri, Allan D. Sicat scholarship; Jon Doolen, senior in interdisciplinary social science, Papillion, Nebraska, College of Arts & Sciences scholarship; Catherine Brown, junior in general human ecology, Errol, New Hampshire, Global Campus scholarship; Erica Grant, master's student in academic advising, Corinth, New York, College of Education scholarship; Jeffrey Manners, senior in food science and industry, Cleveland, Ohio, College of Agriculture scholarship; Lori Schrader, senior in family studies and human services, Lebanon, Ohio, Global Campus scholarship; Katherine Mielitz, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Salem, Oregon, O'Bannon scholarship; Danielle Decker, junior in dietetics, Summerville, South Carolina, Global Campus scholarship; Satyra Jenkins, senior in food science and industry, Pflugerville, Texas, College of Agriculture scholarship; Stephen Watts, master's student in academic advising, Sandy, Utah, College of Education scholarship.

From Virginia: Christina Hastings, senior in animal sciences and industry,Leesburg, College of Agriculture scholarship; and Samantha Burcher, senior in general business, Newport News, College of Business Administration scholarship.

Patrice Lyon, master's student in food science, Pullman, Washington, Global Campus scholarship.

From Canada: Tzippora Anne Perl, senior in dietetics, Toronto, Global Campus scholarship.

K-State Global Campus offers scholarship opportunities year-round. In the past year, 96 scholarships totaling $86,750 were awarded. Applications for spring 2016 scholarships are due Nov. 2. For more information and to apply, visit the K-State Global Campus scholarship website at http://global.k-state.edu/students/services/scholarships/.

Source: Duane Dunn, 785-532-2568, ddunn@k-state.edu

Written by: Anna Shippy, 785-532-5888, akshippy@k-state.edu

Website: Financial Assistance and Scholarships

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